News From: UFCW

by Brian Young | on Mar 02, 2016

Getting paid to get dressed

For factory workers, their day doesn’t start when they clock in and stand in front of a machine, it begins when they beginning getting dressed for work.  When you work at a food processing...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 05, 2015

Knock it off IKEA!

After workers at an IKEA in Stoughton Mass filed for a union election and the company refused to respond, the IKEA workers began picketing outside the store. The employees, submitted a letter to...

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 17, 2015

Target Pharmacists Vote Yes to Union

For the first time in the company's 113-year history, Target pharmacy employees in Brooklyn have voted to organize a labor union. According to a filing from the NLRB, a small group of pharmacists...

by Brian Young | on Jul 17, 2015

Quality King likes men, not women.

Workers at Quality King, a pharmaceutical and personal care products repacking company, rallied at the company’s headquarters in Bellport Long Island this week.  The workers, who are...

by Brian Young | on Mar 09, 2015

Fresh Direct Continues Anti Worker Attacks

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 2013, has announced that they will sue Fresh Direct for firing and penalizing workers who did not show up during state of emergencies over the last year....

by Brian Young | on Mar 06, 2015

Arrested at the Car Wash!

On Wednesday, Restaurant, Wholesale  and Department Store Workers Union (RWDSU) president Stuart Applebaum, United Food and Commercial Workers International President Marc Perrone...

by Brian Young | on Feb 28, 2015

Do it the Right Way Fair Way

Workers at Fairway Supermarkets are getting ready for their first contract under Fairways new CEO Jack Murphy.  At the February union meeting, workers in Manhattan and Long Island packed the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 19, 2015

Walmart Workers Have a Reason to Smile

On this blistering cold wintry Northeastern morning, we woke up to what some people call a Christmas miracle. No it's not peace in the Middle East or Krispy Kreme making a NY comeback;  What...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 22, 2011

Big News on Target!

Yep that's right, workers at Target in Valley Stream Long Island are going to a vote in June to organize their union with UFCW Local 1500. If successful, other stores will be doing the same. So...

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